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    To ace your Ph.D. program interviews, prepare to answer—and ask—these key questions

    • Oct 25, 2021
    • June Gruber, Jay J. Van Bavel

    You've made it to the last step of the Ph.D. application process: the interview. Congratulations! But amid the excitement and butterflies, don't neglect the crucial next step: preparation.

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    Don't erase undergrad researchers and technicians from author lists

    • Oct 18, 2021
    • Emily Fogarty

    "While I recognise that she thinks she had a major contribution to the project it will be difficult to show that she did more than a technician's job." This was the infuriating response I received in a long email thread with former colleagues about work I had done as an undergraduate researcher.

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    Should you go to grad school?

    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Maggie Kuo

    After Paris Grey finished her bachelor's degree, she gave herself 2 years to work as a lab technician and figure out her interests before making her next move. By the time her deadline was up, Grey knew she wanted to live and breathe science at the bench.

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    How undergrads can shape their own education

    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Akiri Nishii

    I entered the main conference room in our chemistry building, feeling nervous. I was the last to arrive, and I hastily took my place at a boat-shaped table alongside four other students, all undergrads like me.